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Videographer/ Video Editor Internship

ARTogether

Videographer/ Video Editor Internship
Various Berkeley, CA / Oakland, CA / San Francisco, CA / San Jose, CA Internship Unpaid

Compensation

The position is currently unpaid, although a small stipend may become available, contingent on future funding.

Description

ARTogether is a resource center for the San Francisco Bay Area’s refugee communities, providing free creative arts activities within a setting that supports social gathering, human connection, and community ties. Our mission is to foster community-building through art. Specifically, we want to make art and art therapy accessible to refugee and immigrant communities in California, with the aim of promoting ties both within these communities and with the broader Bay Area community.

ARTogether is seeking an enthusiastic intern that can help us make short promotional videos.

You are:

  • An independent, self-motivated college student or recent graduate with at least one year of filming experience.
  • A passionate storyteller who uses journalistic principles, exercises sound editorial judgment and recognizes viable story ideas.
  • A consistent and reliable team player who values attention to detail and is comfortable working with little supervision to meet deadlines

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Located in the Bay Area
  • Seasoned story teller
  • Proven understanding of studio equipment and techniques including cameras and lighting
  • Exhibits strong camera abilities and creative editing
  • Able to self-direct work and produce a final product from conceptual directions
  • Demonstrates excellent writing and verbal communication abilities
  • Able to work on their own, with minimum supervision
  • Passionate about organizing, community-building, refugee issues, and art

About Us

ARTogether provides a link between the two communities of refugee and immigrant youth and artists. Giving these youth tools to express themselves and connect through art contributes to a community that thrives, and in which all of its members are fully participating in its formation, writing its history, and shaping its future.

ARTogether is a community-building creative arts project, guided by the principle that art can serve as a means of expression that transcends language and culture, while it lays a foundation for managing and overcoming trauma.

ARTogether facilitate social gathering, family picnics, and other social activities to raise awareness about refugee situation and also to make connection between the refugee community and the general public. ARTogether forms partnerships with artists and refugee organizations in the Bay Area , to develop and host regular free creative arts workshops that are 90 minutes to two hours in duration. ARTogether designs one-time workshops as well as ongoing regular series. Workshop themes cover a broad range of media and purpose. Activities take place onsite or at the partner refugee organization’s facility, and wherever possible.